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 Loreena Hill
Speaker
Loreena Hill
Loreena Hill Loreena Hill

Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)

Specialities : Chronic Heart Failure , Acute Heart Failure, Acute Nursing Care

Heart failure nurse for over ten years with independent prescribing authority. Currently working full-time in Queen's university, undertaking teaching and research. Member of the HFA board 2018-2020. Previous research focused on patients’ and family members’ choice and decision-making at the end-of-life concerning an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. Current projects include European multi-centre study to design and feasibility test an e-Health product (Passion-HF), a co-design study to develop an educational intervention, exploratory study into cardiac cachexia and pilot study on a psychosocial intervention for caregivers of patients with heart failure.

27 presentations from this speaker

How to improve HF patients physical activity levels in hospital and at home.

Event : Webinar 2020

  • Session : ACNAP Webinars 2020
  • Speaker : M Back (Gothenburg,SE), L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB), M Volterrani (Rome,IT)

Social and cultural considerations in the provision of palliative care.

Event : ACNAP Essentials 4 You 2020

  • Session : Social and cultural considerations in the provision of palliative care.
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

A multidisciplinary approach: combining medical and supporting care.

Event : Heart Failure 2019

  • Session : The omega phase of the heart failure journey: palliative and end-life care
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)
  • Joint Session with the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP)

Adjusting heart failure treatment in the last phase of life.

Event : ESC Congress 2019

  • Session : Management of advanced heart failure and end of life patients – A team approach
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Caring for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs).

Event : Webinar 2019

  • Session : ACNAP Webinars 2019
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB), L Hinterbuchner (Bergheim,AT), SS Schmidt Pedersen (Odense C,DK)

Nursing and telemedicine.

Event : Heart Failure 2019

  • Session : Heart Failure 2019 Highlights
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Optimisation of heart failure treatment after discharge.

Event : Webinar 2019

  • Session : HFA Webinars 2019
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB), R Hobbs (Oxford,GB), M Metra (Brescia,IT), P Seferovic (Belgrade,RS)

Nurse-supported care and drug adherence

Event : ESC Congress 2018

  • Session : Adherence to medication and CV outcomes
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)
  • Joint with the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Nursing and telemedicine

Event : Heart Failure 2018

  • Session : Heart Failure 2018 Highlights
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Patient education (EP/devices): device care, sport practice, sexual activity

Event : EHRA 2018

  • Session : Hot topics in cardiac pacing/defibrillation therapy
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Patient reported outcomes gap; what the clinician thinks and what the patient thinks.

Event : EuroHeartCare 2018

  • Session : Optimising the role of the patients and their carers/ family
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Symptom management

Event : Heart Failure 2018

  • Session : Palliative and end-of-life care
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Family involvement in decisions concerning implantable cardioverter defibrillators:Results from an international survey.

Event : ESC Congress 2017

  • Session : Nursing and Allied Health Professions Investigator Award
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Let's talk about death: end of life management in patients with devices.

Event : EHRA 2017

  • Session : Arrhythmias and heart failure
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Nursing and telemedicine.

Event : Heart Failure 2017

  • Session : Heart Failure 2017 Highlights
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Who decides what and when: a holistic understanding of decision-making in implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation.

Event : ESC Congress 2017

  • Session : Novelties in acute and chronic nursing care
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Why bother? Impact of sharing your results both on other services and to patients.

Event : EHRA 2017

  • Session : Tips for service development presentations and publishing results – Potential abstract development
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Adhere to clinical guidelines concerning implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation?

Event : Heart Failure 2016

  • Session : Moderated Poster Session 5 - Population studies
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Heart team panel live on stage

Event : ESC Congress 2016

  • Session : The heart teams’ role in ICD management throughout the life course: clinical and ethical challenges
  • Speaker : JM Beattie (Birmingham,GB), F Braunschweig (Stockholm,SE), D Fitzsimons (Belfast,GB), L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB), E Lambrinou (Limassol,CY), K McDonald (Dublin 4,IE), P Strachan (Hamilton,CA)

Implantable cardioverter defibrillation deactivation - Can heart failure nurses contribute?

Event : ESC Congress 2016

  • Session : Developing specialist nursing roles: challenges and opportunities
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Nursing issues related to ICD deactivation.

Event : EuroHeartCare 2016

  • Session : Finger on the pulse: the latest in arrhythmia management
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

The heart teams’ role in ICD management throughout the life course: clinical and ethical challenges

Event : ESC Congress 2016

  • Session : The heart teams’ role in ICD management throughout the life course: clinical and ethical challenges
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

The 'unspoken' ethical challenges behind implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation

Event : EuroHeartCare 2016

  • Session : Clinical case session
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Deactivation of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator at the end-of-life; how do healthcare professionals decide?

Event : Heart Failure 2015

  • Session : Moderated Poster Session 7 - Multidisciplinary team: innovation in care and management
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

Deactivation of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator; how do we decide?

Event : EuroHeartCare 2015

  • Session : Heart Failure
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

ICD deactivation in heart failure: a new level of understanding.

Event : EuroHeartCare 2015

  • Session : Cutting-edge developments in heart failure care
  • Speaker : L Hill (Co.Antrim,GB)

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